Columbia County man charged with assaulting his baby

 

BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia County man has been charged with assaulting his 2-month-old baby girl. State police say 18-year-old Andrew Hess of North Center Township admitted to twisting the baby’s legs to make her stop crying. Doctors at Geisinger Medical Center said the baby’s leg was broken and further examination showed the child’s leg was broken two other times before that. The baby is now being cared for at a shelter and Hess is charged with child endangerment and assault. (Ali Stevens)